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Exploring Clinical Activity of an Immunotherapy Drug that Targets Lymphomas

An investigational immunotherapy drug has demonstrated efficacy and an acceptable safety profile in the treatment of follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and other B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes. The lead investigator from...
29-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Calcium Signaling May Play Role in Addressing Drug Resistance to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment

Systems biology analyses by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers examining drug resistance to a common antibody therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma suggest calcium signaling may have an influence in addressing this treatment obstacle.
28-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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$2M Grant Expands Social Media Intervention to Reduce Skin Cancer Burden

A $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will support the expansion of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey research focused on sun protective behaviors among young melanoma survivors -- an intervention delivered through social media.
28-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Research Identifies Metabolic Vulnerability in Cancer

Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that the cell recycling process of autophagy maintains an important tumor nutrient, arginine, in the blood supply, identifying a metabolic vulnerability of cancer.
14-Nov-2018 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Grant Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute Augments Clinical Trial Access for Adolescent and Young Adult Patients

To address challenges with clinical trial access for pediatric and young adult cancer patients, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey will utilize a $50,000 infrastructure grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to provide additional support for...
8-Nov-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital are First in State to Offer Innovative Targeted Treatment for Rare Neuroendocrine Tumors

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) – New Brunswick, is the first in the Garden State to administer a form of targeted cancer treatment known as peptide receptor...
8-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Exploring Autophagy in the Development of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher has received a $150,000 grant from the Lung Cancer Research Foundation to investigateautophagy in the development of lung cancers driven by mutations in tumor suppressors known as LKB1 and...
6-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Physicians Named to Annual Listing of Top Doctors

A number of physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – have been recognized by New Jersey Monthly magazine as a ‘Jersey Choice Top Doctor.’
5-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert...
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease is a common inherited blood disorder, affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans of different racial and ethnic groups. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the importance of early diagnosis and...
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Thyroid Cancer 101

While thyroid cancers are common, they may not be as widely understood as other common cancers such as breast or prostate. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck and how...
18-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

During this Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares info on symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.
14-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT

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Prostate Cancer PSA Screening: Finding Clarity in Confusion

With recent changes in recommendations for PSA testing for prostate cancer, confusion may exist for those considering the screening. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares what one needs to know when discussing the topic with his...
13-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

With word this week that former PGA Tour golfer Jarrod Lyle is transitioning from treatment for acute myeloid leukemia to palliative care, one might wonder what that form of care entails. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more...
1-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT

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Checking in (and Checking up) on Dad this Father’s Day

Instead of another tie or tools, give the gift of good health this Father’s Day. As Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts note, it’s as simple as encouraging regular health screenings to protect against cancer.
14-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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Sun Safety: Planning is Your Best Protection

Longer days means more exposure to the sun and harmful UV rays. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares some tips on how to keep your skin safe this season and all year long.
24-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT

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